Havana, Apr 11 – Cuban prima ballerina Viengsay Valdés, one of the most prestigious exponents of the Cuban School of Ballet in recent times, will soon make two presentations in Spain and Mexico, was informed here today.
According to sources of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), Valdes will perform The Dying Swan next April 12, and the variation in the first act of The Sleeping Beauty at a charity gala in the Spanish “Príncipe Felipe” Congress Hall-Auditorium in Oviedo.
Meanwhile, she will dance along with main dancer of the BNC Victor Estevez at the Peon Contreras theater, in the Mexican state of Yucatán, on May 2 and 3.
There they will perform the pas de deux of Carmen and the third act of The Sleeping Beauty.
This first figure of the BNC has a very busy agenda in April as she is delegated to the Congress of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba and also integrates the jury of the 20th International Meeting of Ballet Academies, in Havana.
Viengsay Valdés joined the BNC very young: she was only 18 years when she performed in such prestigious company the pas de deux of the Black Swan for her first time, it was a very grateful opportunity they gave her when just starting.
Source: Prensa Latina